There is a good balance in this wine between fresh berry fruits and a firmer structure so the tannins are present while never hiding the attractive fruitiness. Simple and one-dimensional, it is still attractive and ready to drink.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.